A firm believer that communication is vital to partnering with patients, Patricia thoughtfully listens to gain a better understanding of people and encourages them to actively participate in their care. While her focus is on evidence-based medicine whenever possible, she also considers each patient's desires. She strives to be transparent about diagnoses and treatment options. She especially enjoys discussing preventive care.
Patricia keeps herself healthy with running, yoga and biking. In her free time she also enjoys playing with her young children, cooking, reading, traveling, and going to the theater and concerts. Patricia earned her medical degree at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and completed a Family Medicine residency at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital. She's board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.